IS claims responsibility for suicide attack that killed 34 students

IS claims responsibility for suicide attack that killed 34 students Another 57 people were hurt in the explosion in the Afghan capital, Kabul. A funeral is held for one of the victims (AP) Islamic State has claimed...

Chemring wins £73.2m contract with US Army

Chemring wins £73.2m contract with US Army The defence firm will refurbish vehicles with mine detection technology. Chemring has won a contract to refurbish the US Army’s Husky vehicles(Andrew Matthews/PA) Defence group Chemring has been awarded a...

Can you guess these book titles based on cryptic descriptions of their plots?

Can you guess these book titles based on cryptic descriptions of their plots? Measure how well-read you are with these cryptic book descriptions. How well-read are you? (Svitlana Unuchko/Getty Images) If you think you know your books,...

‘I was lucky enough to land, I feel like a miracle,’ – survivor

'I was lucky enough to land, I feel like a miracle,' - survivor Davide Capello Former Italian soccer professional Davide Capello can only describe it as a miracle. Wearing a blue hospital gown and sitting up in...

John Lennon’s killer up for parole for 10th time

John Lennon’s killer up for parole for 10th time Mark David Chapman is scheduled to go before New York’s parole board next week. Another parole hearing will be held for John Lennon’s killer (AP Photo/Richard Drew) The...

Genoa bridge collapse survivors recall terror

Genoa bridge collapse survivors recall terror One driver told how he was protected from serious injury because his car fell between blocks of concrete. A view of the remains of the collapsed Morandi bridge in Genoa...

Outrage over Australian senator’s ‘final solution’ speech

Outrage over Australian senator's 'final solution' speech Australian senator Fraser Anning. Photo: AP An Australian politician was widely condemned yesterday after demanding "a final solution" to immigration and a return to the White Australia policy favouring...

More than 300 newspapers unite to denounce Trump’s ‘sustained assault on free press’

More than 300 newspapers unite to denounce Trump's 'sustained assault on free press' More than 300 U.S. newspapers have pledged to run editorials on Thursday defending freedom of the press (AP) More than 300 U.S. newspapers...

‘We are not going to stop searching’ – firefighters

'We are not going to stop searching' - firefighters Relatives of Carlos Erazo, a Peruvian victim of Italian bridge collapse show a picture of him at their home in Callao, Peru, August 15, 2018. REUTERS/Mariana...

Asda notches up second quarter sales growth

Asda notches up second quarter sales growth The supermarket giant said targeted price cuts helped improve its performance. Asda has released its second quarter results (PA) Asda has notched up another rise in quarterly sales, but the...

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